Many of our alumni have gone on to achieve great things after graduating. Here ‎are just some of their stories.‎

  • 2015

    Besan Jamal

    ‎“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, and my first ‎step was studying law at ‎An-Najah from which I aspire to pursue my ‎dream”

    ‎My name is Bisan Jamal, and I joined An-Najah’s Faculty of Law in 2012 ‎and graduated in 2015.‎

    My area of study improved‏ ‏my legal knowledge and gave me self confidence ‎as I was part of ‎various extracurricular activities including seminars, ‎debates, moot courts and contests. I managed ‎to obtain my bachelor's ‎degree in three years with a GPA of 3.‎‏66‏‎/4 and was top student in the 35th ‎‎cohort of law graduates.‎

    I also obtained my master’s degree in Public Law Programme and was top ‎as well with a GPA of ‎‎3.92/4.‎

  • 2014

    Sanabel Ibrik

    ‎“Scientific knowledge is the foundation to achieve progress and ‎urbanization”‎

    I have always believed that scientific knowledge is an essential component to ‎achieve progress and ‎urbanization. This belief pushed me to move forward in ‎my study as I was the top student in the ‎‎34th cohort of law graduates in 2014 ‎with a GPA of 88.4.

    With the deanship support, I obtained also my master’s degree in Criminal ‎Law.

  • 2013

    Reem Sheikh Qasem

    I was really lucky to have the quality education I received from my professors ‎at An-Najah

    After joining the bachelor program in law at An-Najah University in 2009, Reem ‎said "I was really lucky to have the quality education I received from my professors ‎at An-Najah. They planted the love of research and knowledge in me.” Reem ‎graduated in the year of 2013 as the first one in the class of 2013, with a GPA of ‎‎3.8, which helped her win a scholarship to get her Master’s in International law ‎and the EU law at the prestigious Vilnius University in Lithuania. Reem works as ‎an instructor at the faculty of law at An-Najah University.

  • 2012

    Mohammad Abu-Shehab

    ‎"Studying at An-Najah University had a great impact on me, as it helped me ‎achieve my dreams." ‎

    Mohammad received his Bachelor in Law from An-Najah, after which he pursued ‎his LLM degree from the American University Washington College of Law in the ‎US. ‎

    He works as an instructor at the Faculty of Law at An-Najah University, where he ‎teaches classes in Commercial and Arbitration Law.‎

  • 2011

    Islam Shadid

    Graduating from the Faculty of Law gave me a chance to ‎compete with other graduates to enter the Palestinian Judicial Institute.

    Islam is originally from Illar, a village near Tulkarem. He works as a judge at the ‎Nablus court and is considered one the youngest people in his profession.‎

    ‎"Graduating from the Faculty of Law at An-Najah University gave me a chance to ‎compete with other graduates to enter the Palestinian Judicial Institute. Following ‎the two year of training at the institute, I received a diploma in Judicial Studies"‎

    In addition to his Bachelor degree, Islam received his Master degree in Public ‎Law from An-Najah and was at the top of the class in the Public Law program.‎

  • 2009

    ‎ Shafeeq Jamous

    Shafeeq received his Bachelor degree in law with distinction from An-Najah ‎University. When talking about his experience there, he said that it inspired him to ‎achieve what he has accomplished thus far. Shafeeq obtained his Master’s in Law ‎from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He is also considered to be one of the ‎French Arbitration Academy's ambassadors. ‎

    Shafeeq worked as an instructor at the Faculty of Law at An-Najah University ‎from 2011-2013. Currently, he works as an attorney at Deyaar for Real Estate ‎development in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He is responsible for drafting, ‎reviewing and managing companies' contracts in English and Arabic, specializing ‎in commercial law, real estate, insurance and Islamic bank contracts, all while ‎managing the multi-million dollar companies' disputes in the court.‎

    In addition to his work as an attorney at Deyaar, he works as an arbitrator and is a ‎member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK.‎

  • 2007

    Eman Jamous

    ‎"Studying law at An-Najah University affected my career life in a great way, ‎helping me enrich my intellectual, research and professional skills.”‎

    After graduating from An-Najah in three years, and at the top of her class, Eman ‎obtained a diploma in Judicial Studies from the Jordanian Judicial Institute.‎

    Eman was first hired as a judge back in 2011. As a 25-year old, she was the ‎youngest in her profession in Palestine, working in both justice courts and county-‎level courts. Before appointed a judge, she worked in many judicial positions at the ‎Palestinian Judicial Institute, including the department of planning and project ‎management. ‎

  • 2006

    Mushtaq Al-Qadi

    It’s noticeable that law ‎graduates from An-Najah occupy important positions in many places within ‎our ‎society.”‎

    Mushtaq graduated at the top of her class in 2006. After obtaining her law ‎license in 2008, she got a ‎diploma in Judicial Studies from the Jordanian Judicial ‎Institute.  Now, she works a judge in the ‎Justice Court of Tulkarem.‎

    ‎"I started to perceive life differently and see things from a completely different ‎perspective. ‎Studying law allows you to engage quickly with the society, and to ‎leave a good impression on the ‎others; students at An-Najah National University ‎are well rounded, and have the ability to run ‎discussion sessions that students ‎attending other colleges may not have the experience to do."

  • 2005

    Sawsan E'ashabi

    "My study at An- Najah had the major impact on my career.”

    Sawsan is from Nablus. She got her bachelor degree in law from An-Najah ‎National University. She ‎graduated at the top of her class on 2005, and in 2008, she started working with ‎the Palestinian Judicial Institute. Currently, she works as a notary at Nablus court.‎

  • 2004

    Ayah Emran

    "The faculty of law at An-Najah University was the main hub that formed ‎my knowledge."

    Ayah got her bachelor degree in law from An-Najah National University in 2004, ‎and she was in the top of her class. About her study at An-Najah, she said "The ‎faculty of law at An-Najah National University was the main hub that formed my ‎knowledge and personality; at that point, my journey in learning the basics of law ‎science and research started. Well qualified teachers shared their knowledge, and ‎all the credit goes to them in motivating me and pushing me to seek more". Ayah ‎got her master degree in Commercial Law from Birzeit University, and another ‎Master degree in International Law from Georgetown University in the United ‎States.

    Currently, she is a PhD candidate in law at New South Wales University in ‎Australia. She honed her research skills at Birzeit Institute of Law, as a researcher ‎at al-Moqtafi research group, and at the ICHRP, where she published many ‎research papers and reports. After she returned from the United States, she worked ‎as a researcher at the NDC, as an external consultant for the human rights NGOs. ‎She currently works as a lecturer at the faculty of law at An-Najah. ‎

  • 1999

    Raed Abu-Badawiah

    "Thank you my university. The Faculty of Law at An-Najah University opened its ‎doors for me"

    When he was asked about his experience studying at An-Najah University, Raed ‎said: “Thank you my university. The Faculty of Law at An-Najah University ‎opened its doors for me and welcomed me as an instructor after I attended ‎university as one of its students. There, I received the legal knowledge, a ‎foundation I needed to be able to study at the University of Uppsala, Switzerland, ‎and then, later, at the Diplomatic and Strategic Center in Paris.". Raed hopes to ‎give back to his students what An-Najah provided for him.‎